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AZ Business Magazine

About AZ Business Magazine

Over the past 30 years, AZ Big Media has grown to encompass not just Az Business magazine, but also a whole host of other publications and signature events. Az Business magazine is the state’s leading business publication. Published by AZ Big Media, the magazine covers a wide-range of topics focusing on the Arizona business scene, and is aimed at high-level corporate executives and business owners.

Global Law Experts honor Sherman & Howard

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Global Law Experts (GLE) recognized Sherman & Howard as the Labor Law Firm of the Year in Arizona for 2015. GLE conducted a rigorous and extensive nomination and research process for the sixth Annual Global Law Experts Awards. Candidates were judged on client testimonials, key cases, legal rankings, overall reputation, publication contributions, speaking engagements and… Read More →

Desert Schools plans day of service at food banks

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Summer break for many children means time playing at the pool, going to camp and family vacations. However, for many in Arizona the summer is a very difficult time due to food insecurity. Desert Schools Federal Credit Union wants to make a difference. On June 24, more than 150 managers and employees from Arizona’s largest… Read More →

UA, Phoenix will expand Phoenix Biomedical Campus

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The University of Arizona, the anchor tenant of the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, and the City of Phoenix have entered into an agreement to expand the university’s presence on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus. The agreement approved by the Phoenix City Council on Wednesday calls for the university, Banner Health, and any potential development partners, to develop… Read More →

TGen, Mayo clinical trials combat deadly skin cancer

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The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and Mayo Clinic are helping launch a national clinical trial that will apply the latest in precision medicine to treat advanced melanoma skin cancer. The study leverages advances in genomics, informatics, and health information technology, yielding more precise medical treatments for patients with this devastating disease. Mayo Clinic is… Read More →

Gilbert Chamber hands out business awards

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The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce has announced business and individual award recipients at the Ninth Annual Business Awards Luncheon, presented by American Furniture Warehouse. All finalists are nominated by the local business community and winners are determined by a committee of peer Chamber members. The 2015 Annual Business Award winners are: Volunteer of the Year: … Read More →

Cox Communications honors Latina entrepreneurs

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Cox Communications announced a partnership with Prensa Hispana newspaper, Azteca América Phoenix and the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (AZHCC) to recognize successful Latina entrepreneurs whose innovative business strategies are perfect examples of many small businesses blooming in Arizona. The one-of-a-kind campaign is back for the third year and it includes a series of 30-second… Read More →

DTI expands partnership with Ipro Tech

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Ipro Tech, LLC, a worldwide leader in the design of eDiscovery workflow software, has announced that DTI, a global legal process outsourcing (LPO) company providing eDiscovery, managed services, and litigation support, has expanded its use of Ipro products to include Ipro Eclipse. DTI will now offer the online review application with integrated and advanced Technology Assisted… Read More →

Enterprise Bank to inject capital into Arizona projects

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Enterprise Financial CDE, LLC, the community development entity of Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ: EFSC), has been selected by the CDFI Fund of the U.S. Department of Treasury to receive a $65 million allocation of New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC). In Phoenix, Enterprise Bank & Trust is actively seeking investment opportunities for a portion of… Read More →

Quarles & Brady’s Susan Brichler Trujillo earns spot

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP has announced that Phoenix partner Susan Brichler Trujillo has been elected as vice president of the Community Legal Services, Inc. (CLS) board of directors.  CLS is an Arizona nonprofit that provides legal assistance, advice, and representation to individuals that are below the federal poverty level. CLS… Read More →

Inpro Corporation expands manufacturing to Mesa

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 Inpro CorporationTM recently acquired Fireline 520TM, LLC, one of the nation’s premier designers and manufacturers of fire barriers for expansion joints, to broaden their life-safety offerings, within Inpro’s JointMaster Division. Now, in addition to the Fireline 520 facility in Buffalo, New York, they are manufacturing Fireline 520 products out of their Mesa, Arizona facility, underscoring… Read More →

Chambers USA: Sherman & Howard

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Six attorneys from Sherman & Howard in Arizona  were recognized in the 2015 release of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.  This honor follows a rigorous and independent law firm research and evaluation process that seeks to identify and rank the world’s best lawyers (i.e., those who perform best according to the criteria… Read More →

TGen, Phoenix Children’s Hospital look for new ways to store blood

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The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and Phoenix Children’s Hospital are developing new economical methods of preserving, storing and transporting high-quality blood plasma proteins for use in diagnosing and treating disease. Under a $698,502 three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health, the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Biorepository and TGen’s Proteomics Division are using special filter… Read More →

Homeowners Financial Group continues to grow

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Scottsdale-based Homeowners Financial Group USA, LLC has announced that it recently opened two new offices – Tampa and Orlando – enlarging the award-winning mortgage company’s footprint to 21 offices in 10 states nationwide.  Since January 2015, Homeowners Financial Group’s Florida Regional Manager Ted Jeschke has increased the company’s Florida team to 17 employees between the… Read More →

Severe heat can be deadly, experts warn

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The heat is on for Arizona – specifically the Phoenix area – and it’s more than just an annoyance. “It’s particularly dangerous for folks that either have outdoor occupations or that do outdoor work or even are exercising in the heat of the day, if they haven’t ‘cameled’ up with water before hand,” said Will… Read More →

Fennemore Craig attorney elected to lawyers board

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Fennemore Craig, a Mountain West law firm, announced Cathy Reece, chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy, Creditors Rights and Restructuring practice group, has been elected to the Board of Regents for the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers. She will serve a 4-year term. “The firm’s strength is built on our attorneys reputation and commitment to… Read More →